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  • Revitalising Historic Urban Quartersby Tim Heath; Taner Oc; Steve Tiesdell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95

    This book synthesizes urban design and urban regeneration by examining the revitalization of a number of historic urban quarters. Its focus is on quarters or areas where there is a significant number of historic buildings concentrated in a small area; with places and area-based approaches. Many cities have such quarters that confer on them a sense... more...

  • Smart Citiesby Antoine Picon

    Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00

    As cities compete globally, the Smart City has been touted as the important new strategic driver for regeneration and growth. Smart Cities are employing information and communication technologies in the quest for sustainable economic development and the fostering of new forms of collective life. This has made the Smart City an essential focus for... more...

  • The Social Logic of Spaceby Bill Hillier; Julienne Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 36.00

    The book presents a new theory of space: how and why it is a vital component of how societies work. more...

  • Sprawltownby Richard Ingersoll

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Sprawl. The word calls to mind a host of troublesome issues such as city flight, runaway suburban development, and the conversion of farmland to soulless housing developments. In Sprawltown , architectural historian Richard Ingersoll makes the surprising claim that sprawl is an inevitable reality of modern life that should be addressed more thoughtfully... more...

  • Train Timeby John R. Stilgoe

    University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 21.50

    Unlike many United States industries, railroads are intrinsically linked to American soil and particular regions. Yet few Americans pay attention to rail lines, even though millions of them live in an economy and culture "waiting for the train." In Train Time: Railroads and the Imminent Reshaping of the United States Landscape , John... more...

  • (Sub)Urban Sexscapesby Paul J. Maginn; Christine Steinmetz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    (Sub)Urban Sexscapes brings together a collection of theoretically-informed and empirically rich case studies from internationally renowned and emerging scholars highlighting the contemporary and historical geographies and regulation of the commercial sex industry. Contributions in this edited volume examine the spatial and regulatory contours of... more...

  • After Sustainable Cities?by Mike Hodson; Simon Marvin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Central to this vision are two ideas: cities should meet social needs, especially of the poor, and not exceed the... more...

  • The American City: What Works, What Doesn'tby Alexander Garvin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 68.00

    The definitive guide to urban planning and design--completely updated and now in full color In the Third Edition of The American City: What Works, What Doesn't , award-winning city planner and renowned urban scholar Alexander Garvin examines more than 350 programs and projects that have been implemented nationwide in 150 cities and suburbs, evaluates... more...

  • Approaching Urban Designby Marion Roberts; Clara Greed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 107.95

    This companion to Introducing Urban Design: Interventions and Responses shows how the principles and concepts of urban design can be applied and implemented in a range of real-world settings. more...